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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
    (619) 273-5789
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good30%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “poolside room” (51 reviews)
    “pool parties” (34 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The Lafayette Hotel and Swim Club is a hotel that has quite a lot of history attached and is on the list of National Register of Historic Places. The hotel opened in July 1946 and often had famous people staying. In fact it’s first guest...More

    Thank NJA_7
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your generous review! We are pleased to hear that you had such a pleasant stay with us here at the The Lafayette. It always makes us happy to read feedback from our guests about our history. We take great pride in the...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We booked The Lafayette because of the New York Times article, "36 Hours in San Diego." The updated "motel-style" rooms are large -our 2nd floor room overlooked the pool with our own balcony. The pool is 25 meters, perfect for laps, plus has a 7ft...More

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 18 March 2017

    Dear Sue, We are so happy that the NYT article led you to the Lafayette. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, thank you for your kind words. Guests often comment on our ideal location, close to so...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I loved most everything about this hotel, has a fun retro Hollywood glamour vibe. The front desk staff is so helpful and friendly. The parking situation is a little troublesome as it’s under the hotel and if you have a larger vehicle not as easy...More

    Thank HJ M
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you had a mostly pleasant stay with us. Our staff takes pride in the positive feedback we often receive from guests, and so we are happy to read that you had a good experience...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I had had our wedding ceremony weekend at the Layfayette Hotel. From the moment we shook hands in agreement till the day we checked out of hotel the experience was beyond exceptional! We had around 40 guests who stayed for the weekend...More

    Thank mystymoon
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Mysty, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette Hotel, and the wedding was a success. Our staff, Ashley, Colleen, Taylor, Melissa, Ruth, Nick and John included, take great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, thank...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I loved the pool party they had on when we just got there on Sunday afternoon as I never seen one before and it felt like in the american movies. The room was quite basic but very nice and very comfy beds and good air...More

    Thank Pormartin
    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Martin, We are glad to hear that you had such a pleasant stay with us here at The Lafayette. Future guests will find your review and observations valuable. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your balcony room overlooking our epic Weissmuller Pool....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$106 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 133
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    Colin T
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    The security deposit is $100 per day for standard rooms and $200 per day for larger/deluxe rooms.
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    Annette M
    5 April 2017|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    Hi Annette, thank you for reaching out. Yes, all of our rooms are equipped with an iron and ironing board. Please let me know if you have any other questions! We look forward to welcoming you here, The Lafayette Management
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    5 April 2017|
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    Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure--I didn't need either
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    "Stay away from old part and especially room 119"
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